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|Originally Posted by Ratman|
20 years at what? An electrician?
Sorry, but you envision designing audio components and speakers (subwoofers)?
Take all of the courses you can, but if you haven't come close to attaining that goal (after 20 years) and have to ask here... I think you missed the lunch bell.
Have you designed/built anything yet?
|Originally Posted by hometheaterguy|
In order to compete with major manufacturers you need to offer something new and innovative. Industry education is specifically attained by going to WCES each January in Vegas, going to CEDIA training and gaining all industry certifications.
|Originally Posted by fatmanstan|
I would agree with the physics, since you will be dealing with waves, sound waves, and building enclosure to manipulate those waves.
If you can build something that sounds good, really good, then all you need is advertising to sell them.
|Originally Posted by kgveteran|
Build a product for HT
Build it cheaper at that price point.
Build it better so people see it as a bargan.
Build more of them and sell em'.
Build a customer base and reputation.
Talk to people and listen.
Hire some staff so you have more time to design.
Get an accountant.
Rent a building big enough to manufacture.
Show your product at the Winter CES show.
Hire sales guys to give you more free time.
Hire me so I can leave my filthy notten job and work for you.
Throw a Big Holiday party and hand out bonuses (give back to the people)
Hire an engineering staff to give you idea's that you can sort through.
Move out of that small facility and get a real plant and put your nose to the grind stone.
Get your face in a magazine telling whats on the horizon for Prozakk Audio inc.
Get your kids into the company and make yourself the CEO.
Retire, knowing you gave all you had to give and your product shows it.
Good luck KG !